Sacramento State Hornets men's basketball

The Sacramento State Hornets men's basketball team is the basketball team that represents California State University, Sacramento in Sacramento, California.[2] Members of the Big Sky Conference since 1996, the Hornets have yet to play in the NCAA Division I Tournament or the National Invitation Tournament (NIT). They are currently coached by Brian Katz.

Sacramento State Hornets
2019–20 Sacramento State Hornets men's basketball team
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UniversitySacramento State
Head coachBrian Katz (12th season)
ConferenceBig Sky
LocationSacramento, California
ArenaThe Nest
(Capacity: 1,012)
ColorsGreen and Gold[1]
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Home jersey
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Team colours
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Away jersey
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Team colours


CIT resultsEdit

The Hornets have appeared in the Postseason Tournament (CIT) once, with a record of 1–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2015 First Round
Second Round
Northern Arizona
W 73–66
L 73–78

NCAA Division II tournament resultsEdit

The Hornets appeared in the NCAA Division II Tournament four times, with a combined record of 4–7.

Year Round Opponent Result
1959 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place
Cal State Los Angeles
L 57–83
L 57–76
1962 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
Seattle Pacific
Cal Poly Pomona
Nebraska Wesleyan
Mount Saint Mary's
W 68–57
W 73–65
W 61–54
W 74–73 2OT
L 57–58 OT
1970 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place
UC Riverside
Boise State
L 62–67
L 61–63
1988 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place
Cal State Hayward
Cal State Bakersfield
L 85–96
L 89–90


  1. ^ Sacramento State Brand Book (PDF). Retrieved March 30, 2016.
  2. ^ "Men's Basketball Quick Facts" (PDF). Retrieved May 27, 2019.

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